Secret Retreats Abound

By Alice and Danny Scott

In Maui, there are plenty of timeshares for a Myrtle Beach type golf experience but if you want exquisite memories to last a lifetime, head to the Kea Lani Fairmont in Wailea. They have the best weather on the island to make every beach moment count.

Arrive in the tropical drive to “Aloha” and traditional floral lei for the wahines, manly thick-beaded lei for the kanes, and cute tiki sea turtle necklaces for the kiddies.  Step inside the reception area that is wide open in front and back leading to the ocean and all cares will vanish.

Al fresco living rooms appear here and in open halls on every floor, for relaxation and conversation while viewing the Pacific. In fact, every area is spacious and facing the sea since the recent completion of a three-year, $70 million renovation. There are so many hidden spots throughout for secret retreats, sweet with tropical blooms and scent. More